The story of the Marquee Club, one of London's best-loved venues.
BBC Radio 6 Music
Andy Peebles looks back at the many sessions Bowie recorded for the BBC from 1969-1972.
Can you apply Darwin's theory of natural selection to music and create the perfect tune?
BBC World Service
3/4 Poet Paul Henry examines how artist Gwen John was influenced by growing up in Tenby. (R)
BBC Radio Wales
2/2 What role will Latinos play in the forthcoming US elections?
3/24 Is it going to be brownfield sites that will provide the room for wildlife to flourish?
BBC Radio 4
4/5 The enduring appeal of the Dire Straits classic is explored by those touched by the piece.
7/10 How Karl Marx saw the future as predetermined by inexorable economic forces.
205/216 Death of Disraeli: Gladstone's Midlothian Campaign costs the Prime Minister dearly.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
2/6 Blurring the line between fact and fiction with tales of love, loss and bending the law.
BBC Radio 4 FM only
4/4 Michael Portillo investigates Alfred the Great - English hero or Saxon spin-doctor? (R)
Rana Mitter discovers the unexpected thinking behind China's welfare state.
2/5 Charles Godfray on The Population Bomb, a text warning of starvation from overpopulation.
BBC Radio 3
Cameron Stout with an entertaining and enlightening celebration of Scotland's history.
BBC Radio Scotland
The story of the many live session recordings Marc Bolan and T.Rex made for the BBC.
Wednesday 19 September 2012